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Frances M. (Marshall) Stevens Tennant

May 8, 2015

Frances M. (Marshall) Stevens Tennant, 75, of Shepherdstown, passed from this life on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Jefferson Medical Center, Ranson.

Born May 8, 1939, in Washington County, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Gilbert Marshall and Lillie Viola (McCoy) Myers Marshall.

Frances had been employed at Walt’s Restaurant in Shepherdstown; the American Legion Post 236 and Ferry Hill, both in Sharpsburg, Maryland; and the J&D Club in Shepherdstown. In 2009, she retired from the Conococheague Sportsman Club in Sharpsburg.

She is survived by four children, Teresa Keebaugh and husband Robert, Gregory Stevens, Dawn Snyder and late husband Keith, all of Shepherdstown, and April Hilliard and husband, Johnny, of Falling Waters; one grandson, Keith Snyder Jr., of Shepherdstown; two granddaughters, Amanda Stevens, of Hedgesville and Stephanie Bonar, of Jefferson County; her adopted great-grand- son, Damien Stephens, of Inwood; sister-in-law, Viola Marshall, of Sharpsburg; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She will also be missed by her pet dog, Marley.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Dale W. Stevens Sr.; infant daughter, Karen Sue Stevens; son, Dale W. Stevens Jr.; grandson, Christopher L. Snyder; two brothers, Charles Kenneth (Tunie) Myers and Walter Leroy Marshall; and four sisters, Alice Louise Myers Martin, Beatrice Irene Myers Ingram, Phyllis Lorraine Myers Knight, and Sylvia Jean Marshall Hammersla.

A funeral ceremony was held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 4, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. Pastor Terry Marshall officiated. Final resting place ceremonies followed at Manor Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Tilghmanton, Maryland.

Memorial donations may be made to any breast cancer awareness or treatment organization.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at BastStaufferFuneralHome.com.